Category Archives: HVAC Design

30 Jan 2015

Aquatherm: High Performance, Long-Lasting, and Environmentally Friendly Pipes and Fittings

Aquatherm, green data center, HVAC Design, hydronic pipe, piping systems, PVC

Ideally hydronic pipe should not be affected by the fluid it is carrying, and the fluid should not be affected by the pipe. Sadly, many HVAC system use a compromised material called carbon steel for hydronic piping. Water oxidizes steel, which causes pitting, scale build-up, and eventually leads to failure of the pipe. These effects are more...

4 Apr 2012

Data Center Management Gotchas

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling, computer room design, crac, data center design, Data Center Trends, HVAC Design, pts data center solutions, server room design

As the complexity of IT infrastructure continues to increase in data centers, managers must look ahead to avoid unexpected downtime. A list of 10 common surprises for data center/IT managers was released by PTS supplier, Emerson Network Power, at AFCOM Data Center World Spring 2012. According to a Ponemon Institute study, an outage can cost more...